Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (HMH7L)

Location: McMinnville, TN 37110 Grundy County
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N 35° 27.891', W 85° 39.23'

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July 10, 1862

Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest's brigade passed here enroute to its junction with additional units, to be followed by a further advance on the Federal garrison and stores at Murfreesboro. Leaving Chattanooga on July 9, the brigade here consisted of the 8th Texas Cavalry (Wharton), 2nd Georgia Cavalry (Lawton), and Woodward's Kentucky Cavalry Battalion, with a headquarters unit of 20 men, commanded by Captain William Forrest. Further accessions to strength were to join at McMinnville.
HM NumberHMH7L
Marker Number2E 52
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 622144 N 3925427
Decimal Degrees35.46485000, -85.65383333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 27.891', W 85° 39.23'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 27' 53.46" N, 85° 39' 13.80" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19898 TN-56, McMinnville TN 37110, US
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